B. Braun

Supervisor, Distribution Center (2nd Shift)

Job Locations US-PA-Breinigsville
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
2:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Allentown, PA


About B. Braun 


B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.


Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.


Position Summary:


Ensures all aspects of the distribution center operates efficiently.  Ensures all customer orders are processed, sales and customer service requests followed.  Manpower properly planned and budget/cost levels met.  The Supervisor, Warehouse Distribution will be used to groom or prepare for future leadership positions by creating area leads with a broad base of distribution knowledge.


Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Supervises distribution center operations throughout shipping and receiving docking activates; loading, unloading, packing and storage functions.
  • Determines space requirements and coordinates storage, delivery and distribution scheduling.
  • Evaluates and maintains workplace safety procedures through audits and reporting.
  • Assesses equipment maintenance needs that will prolong the efficiency and life of machines.
  • Ensures proper documentation of maintenance services.
  • Supports departmental planning, budgeting and staffing for logistic excellence.Supports special projects as needed.
  • Coordinates cross-functionally with administrative, technical and labor professionals.
  • Responsible for personnel actions including (but not limited to) hiring, performance management and termination.

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.


Expertise: Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
  • Provides direct or supervision to a group of employees, assigning tasks and checking work at frequent intervals. Accountabilities include work and people scheduling, performance management and recommendations for hiring decisions.
  • Judgement is required in resolving all day-to-day problems.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Frequent contact with external contractors/vendors.


Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc



  • Associate's or technical degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 02-04 years related experience required.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Valid driver's license and passport, Ability to work non-standard schedule as needed.


  • N/A

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.



B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.


Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

  • Heavy work - Exerting up to 60 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 30lbs of force frequently ,and/or 20 lbs of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally:N/A
  • Frequently: Stand, Sit
  • Constantly: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses



  • Occasionally: N/A
  • Frequently: Sitting , Standing, Walking
  • Constantly: Finger feeling, Handling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick


Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: Fumes, Dust, Other
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: Proximity to moving parts


Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Noise Intensity: Moderate
  • Occasionally: N/A
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: Warehouse environment


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled.


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